By our baptism we are all called to participate in the mission of Christ on earth … won’t you join us?

Here’s What’s Happening at St. Peter’s

Quick Links


Login        FAQs

Mass Schedule

On the Lord’s Day
5:30 PM

8:00, 9:30 and11:00 AM, 12:30 PM

A Senior Citizen Bus
runs for the 11:00 AM Mass

Monday to Friday:
8:00 and 11:30 AM

Saturday Morning:
9:00 AM

Holy Days of Obligation
7:30 PM Vigil (evening before)
8:00 and 11:30 AM
on Holy Day

Sacrament of

11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon


Back to School Drive
Now through August 10th

Please stop by the display in the gathering space and take a tag or two to donate items to this important collection. Your assistance will help children in low income families at Sacred Heart Parish in Jersey City. Your donations are very much appreciated!

Please return items by Sunday, August 10th. If you would like to help us sort items and stuff backpacks, please call Susan Carney 201-265-5410.


Family Portrait Fundraiser
for Taveras Family

Team Taveras is a fund created to help the Taveras Family offset medical expenses and focus on their second fight against cancer. For more than 2-1/2 years the family fought against cancer as their son, Leandro, was diagnosed with leukemia. Gratefully, Leandro has been cancer free for several years. Now, once again the family is fighting against cancer as mom, Katherine, undergoes treatment of Stage 3 pancreatic cancer.

The Family Portrait Fundraiser to benefit the Taveras Family will be held:

Sunday, August 10th
St. Peter the Apostle Gym
10×13 inch Full Color Family Portrait

(Minimum Donation Requested)

To participate, please send the following information and check payable to:  TEAM TAVERAS by August 5th to: Chase Bank, 686 Kinderkamack Rd., River Edge  Attn:  Sophie Khaddage:

Family Name
Full Address
Phone #
Preferred Sitting Time
— Indicate one of the following timeframes:
8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m., 11-12 p.m., 12-1 p.m., 2-3 p.m., 3-4 p.m.

You will be called by someone who will schedule your personal appointment.

For those interested in only making a donation (no photo), visit:

Questions? Contact:
Claire O’Connor
Photo Chairperson


New This Fall:
The Catholicism Series

The Catholicism Series brings the beauty, goodness and truth of the Church to life so that you can better understand and share your faith. With creator and host Father Robert Barron, you will learn:

WHAT Catholics believe and WHY

CATHOLICISM  is a multimedia study program designed to help you feel the depths of conviction that touch the heart, illumine the mind and stir the soul.  You will be immersed in the art, architecture, literature, beliefs and practices of the Catholic tradition.

Thursday evenings 7:30 – 9:00
Parish Center

October 2 –December 11
Free to all parishioners of St. Peter the Apostle


or email EBowen@saint-peter.org


Office Hours

Rectory Office Hours
Fridays in July and August
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The remaining hours during the week and on weekends remain the same. See the Office Hours page for more details.

Please note the shortened hours on Fridays if you need to secure keys for any event occurring on Friday evenings.

Thank you and have a wonderful summer!


this summer?

Check out:


for worldwide Catholic
mass schedules and events.


Journey Retreat

Open to all women who have attended Cornerstone
from 1996 – 2012


Parish Carnival
Pre-Sale Ride Tickets / Raffle

Get ready for our Third Annual Carnival to be held on September 25th through September 28th.

As always the Carnival promises to be a great time for people of all ages. The games of chance will be back as will the rides and the food. We have added some new games and rides for this year!

We will once again be selling the Pre-Sale Ride tickets at a 50% discount if you buy them ahead.

We will also be holding our Carnival Raffle. This year the prizes are for a Shopping Spree of your Choice.

The grand prize is $5,000.00 in gift cards to up to three (3) stores of your choice

Second Prize is $2,500.00 in gift cards to up to three (3) stores of your choice

Third Prize is $1,500.00 in gift cards to up to three (3) stores of your choice

We will be selling only 1,000 tickets, so make sure you get yours early. Selling after mass and in the rectory starts July 26th and 27th. We will start selling the Pre-Sale Ride Tickets as well.

Look for the Carnival Committee Members in the Gathering Space after mass!


Parish Carnival
Volunteers Needed!

St. Peter’s 3rd Annual Parish Carnival
September 25-28

Your help is needed to make this year’s Carnival another great success for the parish. Sign Up for all kinds of fun jobs:



Family Shelter Ministry
Donations Needed

Family Shelter Ministry:
Donations needed for delivery

August 9th or 10th
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Through the generosity of volunteers and donations, this ministry supports Family Promise of Bergen County at no monetary cost to St. Peter’s. Your donations of supplies and food are greatly appreciated!



Family Shelter Ministry
Hosting Week Volunteers Needed

Family Shelter Ministry:
Volunteers Needed! 

August 10-17, 2014


St. Peter’s will be hosting homeless families with children from Family Promise of Bergen County on Sunday evening, August 10 through Sunday morning August 17.  Below is the schedule for our hosting week:

• Sunday, Monday August 10, 11: Temple Avodat Shalom
• Tuesday, Wednesday August 12, 13:  St. Joseph’s
• Thursday August 14:  First Congregational Church
• Friday, Saturday August 15, 16:  St. Peter’s

We need help with the following tasks:

Overnight Hosts (2 people each night 8:30 pm – 6:30 am) on Friday and Saturday 8/15, 16
• Food Preparation (dinner delivered hot & ready to serve by 6 pm) on Friday 8/15, 16
• Food Servers (2 people each evening 6 – 7:30 pm) on Friday and Saturday, 8/15, 16
• Evening Hosts (2 adults each evening 7 – 9 pm) on Friday and Saturday 8/15, 16
• Family Entertainment (games, crafts, etc with the children) on Friday and Saturday 8/15, 16
• Breakdown and Clean Up on Sunday, 8/17 beginning at 9:30 until finished (approximately 12 noon)

Just a few more volunteers are needed to fill our schedule. Thanks to all who have signed up to help so far.

The Family Shelter Ministry is grateful for the support of St. Peter’s, most especially the many ministries which find alternative meeting space during a hosting week.


Food Pantry

Open every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:00 for anyone in need. Food Pantry is located at the back of the parking lot.

The food pantry is in need of the following items:
• Paper Towels and Toilet Paper
• Kitchen Cleaning Supplies
• Non perishable food items

Please bring your items to the Gathering Space on your way into mass. The donations can be placed in the blue storage cart located next to the doors leading into the Parish Center. Thank you as always for your generosity to your parish family and neighbors in need. Please do not bring into the rectory.

If you would like to join this parish ministry, please contact Carl Fazio at 201-803-3329


Pilgrim Statue
of Mary

Praying with Mary (Cover Letter)

Two statues are available every week through August 31.